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Correct feeding of forage prevents many problems and diseases in horses. It is very important that horses are allowed to eat forage of sufficient amount and frequency to avoid health problems and behavioural disorders.
Today we know that better feeding implies better welfare. With this website we want to contribute.

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Additives for the ensiling process

Posted by on Apr 15, 2018 in Forage, Forage production, Health | 0 comments

Additives in silage are to help the ensiling process and they can be chemical in the form of organic acids, for example formic acid, or biological in the form of freeze-dried lactic acid producing bacteria....

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Access to forage in the paddock positive for fertility rate

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Behaviour, Forage, Health, Mare & foal | 0 comments

That horses have both nutritionally and mentally a great need for eating forage is well known and to be without access to forage during longer periods can imply severe stress. In broodmares stress can have...

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Forage buffers the hindgut

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Forage, Health, Intestinal microflora | 0 comments

The feeding practices can have impact on the ecosystem in the hindgut of the...

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